Math and Statistics Alumnae Stories

Mount Holyoke students and alumnae can conduct informational interviews with alumnae working in the field through the Alumnae Association Career Directory. Search alumnae by major or career field. In addition, some alumnae are participating in the Alumnae Stay Program, which is a network of Alumnae who have offered to temporarily host students or alumnae traveling for academic or professional growth.

Ruth A. Miller '97 PhD, Professor of History, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ruth A. Miller '97: Twenty years ago, the History Department prepared me for an academic career, It’s difficult to overstate how grateful I am.
Gayathri Ramani '12
Gayathri Ramani '12: my education and internships paved the path to a better understanding of my research interests and professional aspirations.
Clare Schweitzer '12
Clare Schweitzer '12: as a double major in dance and mathematics, I found that many threads ran through my two fields of study.
Laura E. Fernandez ’08: After my lab experience at MHC, I completed a Ph.D. in Theoretical Computational Chemistry and work at ACS Nano and Nano Letters.
Luong Nguyen
Luong Nguyen ’12: I learned to conduct independent research, program algorithms, and present my ideas effectively to multiple audiences.
Ye Li '11, Graduate Student
Ye Li '11: one of my proudest achievements during my undergraduate journey is my thesis in Spanish.
Dawn Zhang ’09: I built the skills in my scientific training to help my team synthesize information and advise senior management on strategic priorities.
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Nana Dufie Addo ’05: I co-founded the Ghana-US Alumni Network and was awarded “Next Generation Leader’ by the African Leadership Network.
"My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count" by Ken Ono
Ono discusses his unconventional path and how he found inspiration from Ramanujan in a new book, My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count.
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Colonel Lina Rivero Cashin ’88 credits her dual-degree in math and physics for helping her enter the space operations career field